This course is aimed at Network Administrators, Network Managers, Network Designers, Engineers and System Engineers involved in the management of the network.
This course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge required to manage their network using the CiscoWorks\Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution (LMS). The focus is on finding the correct tools within CiscoWorks to document the network inventory, manage device configurations, control software updates, monitor performance, troubleshoot faults, and simplify the deployment of new Cisco technologies. The Labs for this course are based on Cisco Prime LMS 4.2
Introduction to CiscoWorks LMS 4.0 Defining Network Management Exploring the Network Management Process Introducing CiscoWorks LMS 4.0 Getting Started Installing CiscoWorks LMS 4.0 Logging into CiscoWorks LMS 4.0 Using the Getting Started Workflow My Menu Understanding My Menu Managing Dashboards, Portlets, and Portal Layout Inventory Management Collecting Inventory and End User Information Performing Device AdministrationPerforming Device Administration Viewing and Creating Inventory, User Tracking, and Switch Port Reports Using Inventory Tools Configuration and Software Management Managing the Configuration Archive Verifying Configuration Compliance Using Configuration Tools Using Configuration Workflows Network Monitoring and Troubleshooting Visualizing the Network with Topology Services Monitoring Network Performance Monitoring Network Response Time Monitoring Syslog Messages Monitoring Network Faults Using Troubleshooting Tools CiscoWorks LMS Work Centers Using the Smart Install Work Center Using the Identity Work Center Using the Auto Smartports Work Center Using the EnergyWise Work Center CiscoWorks LMS Administration Using the Trust Management Menu Managing Collection Settings Performing Network Administration Tasks Performing System Administration Tasks Performing Other Administrative Tasks Labs: Lab 1: Getting Started with LMS 4.2 Lab 2: Device Credential Repository Lab 3: LMS Portal and My Menu Lab 4: Inventory Collection and Reports Lab 5: End User Tracking Lab 6: CiscoView, MiniRMON, Device Center, and SmartCase Lab 7: Configure Archive Lab 8: Config Editor, NetConfig, and Template Center Lab 9: Software I Management Lab 10: VLAN Management Lab 11: Topology Services Lab 12: Health and Utilization Monitoring Lab 13: Monitoring Network Response Time Lab 14: Syslog Analysis and Change Audit Lab 15: Device Fault Manager Lab 16: NetShow and Troubleshooting Lab 17: Smart Install Work Center Lab 18: TrustSec Work Center Lab 19: Auto Smartports Work Center Lab 20: EnergyWise Work Center Lab 21: System Maintenance
After you complete this course you will be able to: Automate the inventory collection process and produce detailed reports Simultaneously deploy consistent configuration and operating system updates to multiple devices across your network Automatically maintain a historical archive of the configurations on all of your Cisco devices as the configurations change over time Build a library of Cisco operating systems and update the operating systems running on your Cisco devices Verify configuration compliance across the Cisco devices in your network Archive and report on configuration change history Visualize the topology of your network, including links between Cisco devices and Layer 2 spanning tree topologies Monitor and troubleshoot network performance and faults including latency and jitter tests Utilize the latest Cisco Prime Work Centers: Smart Install, TrustSec, Auto Smartports, and EnergyWise Maintain your Cisco Prime LMS server and optimize its administrative settings